Sara Hughes

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How To Make Your Own Fire Starters

The backyard bonfire season has arrived at our house! Last night we had our first “s’mores by the fire” night of the summertime and it was WONDERFUL …

31 Natural Pest Control Methods

I have had SO many people asking me through email and Facebook lately about how to keep pesky pests at bay this summer….I decided it was time for a …

Low-Cost, Homemade Mosquito Trap - DIY

Modern technology has brought us many benefits, including mosquito traps that cost hundreds of dollars, but sometimes we overlook simple solutions to …

Mosquitoes

How to Build a Raised Bed with Benches

Benches make it easier to plant, weed, and harvest your garden.<p>This half-day project makes gardening easier and more comfortable. It’s higher than …

This Guy Had a Great Idea… $12 and 30 Minutes Later, His Daughter Loves It!

This home made water blob only costs $12 in materials…<p>… and it only takes 30 minutes to assemble, using painter’s plastic!<p>It can support the weight …

Plastic

Horse Head Squirrel Feeders!

This squirrel is looking for some food left inside this old pumpkin.<p>These two squirrels are enjoying the food left inside these coconuts by British …

Natural remedies for arthritis

From acupuncture to diet and exercise, natural treatments help arthritis sufferers find much needed relief.<p>Arthritis is the most common cause of …

20 Tips for Shopping a Yard Sale

Navigate the high seas of yard sales, and find your way to weekend treasures.<p><b>The warmer months are upon us. Grasses</b> are greener, trees are billowing with newborn buds, and telephone poles are ripe with freshly stapled signage announcing the weekend's upcoming yard sale. Take a deep breath, ignore …

Personal Finance

Iced Coffee Recipe - How To Brew it At Home

<b>Whether you call it iced coffee,</b> cold brew coffee, or toddy, it’s a must-have in any coffee lover’s home. It’s delicious on hot summer days when you …

How To Get Rid of Ants Naturally: Both House Ants AND Carpenter Ants

<b>Learn how to Get Rid of Ants Naturally!</b><p><b>I take pride in my advanced detective skills,</b> and I apply them to almost everything including: figuring out …

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Easy to Build, Easy to Use, Water Bottle Launcher!

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How To Make Soap: A Natural Homemade Soap for DIY Cleaning Recipes

Since publishing our homemade laundry detergent article back in 2009, we’ve had several readers comment on the types of bar soap we recommend in our …

Coconut

Sore Muscle Relief - Home Remedies For Sore Muscles

<b>Sore muscles seem inevitable.</b> Whether they’re from sports injuries, a bad mattress or a recent decision to get active again, nobody likes them. …

Muscle

Seven Ways to Light a Fire Without a Match

FRICTION-BASED FIRE MAKING<p>Rubbing two sticks together is likely the oldest of all ­fire-starting techniques, and also the most difficult. Besides …

Woodworking

Pallet Gardening Archives

<i>This post may contain affiliate links. These affiliate links help support this site. For more information, please see my disclosure policy. Thank you</i> …

Safer Flea Control for Your Pets - Nature and Environment

Fleas and ticks (and mosquitos) can bring severe itching, allergic reactions, discomfort, and even serious diseases (such as lyme disease) to your …

Lyme Disease

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Natural Home Cooling<p>How to use passive cooling to reduce the temperature in your home and spend less on air conditioning.<p>Updated March 23, 2018<p>Air …

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Natural Insect Pest Control<p>How to stop insects from invading and damaging your home while avoiding harmful pesticides.<p>Updated March 25, 2018<p>In the …

Outdoor Chandelier DIY

It’s getting close to patio time: sitting outside with friends, having cold drinks by candlelight and laughing about the events of the day. And what …

Crafting

Plant a Medicinal Garden, Part 1: Immune-Boosting Herbs - Natural Health

While arctic temperatures hover over New York state like a stubborn fog and the weather forecast announces another fresh snow blanket covering the …

Gardening

12+ Ideas For Old Doors and Windows in the Garden

Old doors and windows are wonderful in the garden. Have a look at these ideas to use doors or windows in landscaping. They can be used as garden …

Organic Bug Spray Recipe

Let’s talk about insects, shall we? About how much we hate them? And then, let’s talk about an organic bug spray recipe.<p>Some days I can take a sucker …

Mason Jar Solar Lights

I love entertaining outdoors at this time of year because it’s warm enough at night that a garden party does not need to end when the sun goes down. …

How to Grow Specialty Mushrooms in Your Backyard

Today’s guest post is from Fungi Fun Guy, Michael Judd, author of Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist. Michael’s book is a unique how-to …

How to make Homemade Country Wine

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Shares 169<p>Make your own wine from berries, flowers, …

Pallet Project

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Shares 211<p>Our patio is an area that we haven’t used …

Unique Bird Baths - a Stepladder

When I was a kid, we had a plastic birdbath in our backyard and I loved watching the birds splash around.<p>Yes, I was a lonely child – with nothing but …

Bowling Ball Turned into a Garden Gazing Ball

Regular garden (pun is intended) variety bowling ball! I got my trusty bright pink Valspar spray paint can out and proceeded to spray away! It took …